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[Jesus] said to [the disciples], “You give them something to eat.” They said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish . . . for all these people.” - Luke 9:13 (NRSV)

I work as a spiritual director and youth minister. After days of working long hours to prepare for a youth retreat without asking for help, I finally prayed. “God, I want to lead these youth to you, but 
I am completely exhausted. Please, please! Multiply my efforts like you multiplied...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, multiply our efforts like you multiplied the loaves and fishes! Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 9:12-17

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God will multiply my efforts.

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